The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
Amazon Data Reveals ‘Man in the High Castle’ Cost Over $100 Million
The metrics of streaming success are as opaque as ever, but new insight into Amazon’s spending habits may reveal its top-rated shows. New reports identify how Amazon rates original programming as a hit, and may reveal a huge price tag for some of its shows.
Netflix ‘American Vandal’ Casts Its First Season 2 Subjects
American Vandal Season 1 may have answered its core mystery, but will Season 2 break us all over again? Netflix’s breakout mockumentary is moving forward with an all-new case, casting its new Season 2 leads with Independence Day alum and more.
Netflix Cancels ‘Patches’ Reward System for Young Binge-Watchers
Just like that – binge-watching Netflix is once again its own reward. The streaming service has pulled the plug on an incentivized “patches” feature that parents complained was encouraging kids to binge shows at unhealthy rates.
‘American Idol’ Contestant Speaks Out on Unwanted Katy Perry Kiss
We’ll spare you the “I Kissed a Girl, and Didn’t Like It” joke.
Netflix Is Reportedly Developing a ‘60 Minutes’-Style News Show
Something had to fill those 700 TV and movie slots, so Netflix may be getting into the news business. Reports suggest the streaming giant is looking into its own “weekly news magazine show” in the vein of 60 Minutes or 20/20.
‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Will Even Look Like ‘The Walking Dead’ in Season 4
Walking Dead companion series Fear The Walking Dead started earlier in the zombie apocalypse, but fans wondered how long before the two became indistinguishable. That day may come in Season 4, as Fear’s reboot now includes The Walking Dead’s own director of photography.
‘Annihilation’ Director Alex Garland’s FX ‘Devs’ Gets Pilot Order
It’s official – Alex Garland is bringing a new sci-fi series to FX. The Annihilation and Ex Machina director’s new Silicon Valley drama Devs has an official pilot order for the fall, along with new details of the story and Garland’s involvement.
Sean Bean Solves ‘Game of Thrones’ Mystery of Ned Stark’s Last Words
Game of Thrones is no Westworld, but we Westerosi can fall down conspiracy holes all the same. So it was with Ned Stark’s curiously inaudible last words from Season 1, which Sean Bean himself has finally put to rest.
‘The Crown’ Admits Paying Matt Smith More Than Claire Foy
The Crown’s Prince Philip may struggle to live in Queen Elizabeth’s shadow, but you’d never know it by their paychecks. Producers admit that star Matt Smith was payed a kingly sum more than the actual Queen, Claire Foy, but vow to correct that in future seasons.
‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoff and ‘Big Little Lies’ Draining HBO’s Budget
HBO has a vast bottom line to pump millions into Game of Thrones, but even they have limits. Company heads admit that pricey purchases like a Game of Thrones spinoff or even Big Little Lies Season 2 have burned serious holes in their pockets.
A ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Reboot Is ‘Frequently’ Discussed at FOX
Much as we’ve dreaded the thought, Buffy the Vampire Slayer might return to life yet a third time. FOX bosses say they’ve frequently discussed the possibility of resurrecting Joss Whedon’s brand of vampire pop, and are just waiting for the go-ahead to make it so.
HBO Bosses Hint at Major ‘Game of Thrones’ Series Finale Deaths
Game of Thrones fans have at least another year before HBO brings the saga to a close, but the end has already come for many involved. Case in point, network bosses tease that a recent finale reading had cast member after cast member “falling down to their deaths.”